Supplementary Material for: Tips, Tricks, and Advantages of 27-G Vitrectomy
Purpose: We present the advantages and technique variations of 27-G vitrectomy in a variety of surgical retina cases. Methods: Patients with epiretinal membrane, retinal detachment, and proliferative diabetic retinopathy with vitreous hemorrhage and tractional detachments underwent 27-G vitrectomy. We present technique tricks, solutions to various problems and pitfalls, and the advantages of 27-G vitrectomy. Results: Postoperative visual acuity improved significantly in all patients. Anatomical restoration was achieved in all cases. Conclusions: 27-G vitrectomy offers satisfactory outcomes in a wide variety of surgical retina cases and shows significant advantages in the postoperative course.